Crafted from exotic rosewood, these claves are bright and high-pitched in tone. Their piercing attack provides plenty of cut for Latin and Jazz music!
100% hand-woven in Brazil from sustainable natural materials, Gon Bops Caxixi deliver lively, organic sounds that provide excellent rhythmic accompaniment and color. The combination of wild banana tree seeds striking the hard gourd-skin base produces a sharp, high-pitched tone, contrasting with the softer, deeper pitch when the seeds strike the woven body. Sold as single shakers in 3 sizes – mini, small and large – Gon Bops Caxixi are ideal for playing an endless variety of rhythms and sound effects. More Info »
Constructed from wood and cowhide, this pair of shakers is typically played together to produce a "call-and-response" talking effect. Simply squeeze the skins to change the pitch and produce multiple sounds. Available in large and small sizes.
Rawhide Maracas provide dynamic mid-range pitch with darker tone than plastic maracas. Gon Bops Rawhide Poquito Maracas are more sensitive than the larger Rawhide Maracas.
With medium pitch and mellow attack, these Gon Bops Traditional White Wood Claves sound great in small ensembles, and are suitable for any style of music.
The Gon Bops Lusito Quintero Timbales Set includes a 14" Timbale, a 15" Timbale and a Gon Bops 3-Series Timbale stand. Designed with cold-rolled Steel shells that produce bright, lively cascara, this set versatile enough for Jazz, Rock and Latin music. The low-profile hardware design means tension rods and stand adjustments are flush with rim. The Gon Bops 3-Series Timbale stand features a Mega-Tripod base with extra clamp for locking the inside tube securely and increased stability. Also, it features More Info »
The legend is back! A modern version of the legendary instruments designed and built by Gon Bops founder Mariano Bobadilla. Vintage character has been preserved using traditional counter hoops, Gon Bops natural hide heads and Durian wood construction. Traditional welded bottom ring design eliminates cup washers for extended tuning range. Available with black hardware or chrome hardware.
Professional-size, professional-grade drums built from Plantation grown Parawood. Classic Gon Bops teardrop crown hoops add the legendary quality and feel of vintage Gon Bops drums, and smart design Gon Bops side and backing plates add extended tunability and strength. Three quality finishes available in four sizes. Colors Available: Burnt Toast, Natural, Walnut Stain
Constructed from natural cowhide and wood, Gon Bops Drum Shakers shakers are an essential hand percussion item, ideal for any set-up. Sold as a set of three shakers.
The fully collapsible Commuter Cajon by Gon Bops is a full sounding instrument with great bass tones -- perfect for percussionists who must travel light and compact. The deep resonant chamber offers loud, tight bass, and the diagonally placed internal guitar strings provide authentic Flamenco style playing. The portable Commuter Cajon breaks down to fit into the included backpack, which fits in overhead baggage compartments for airline travel. The Gon Bops Commuter Cajon package includes everything you need, including a More Info »
Blending the Flamenco tradition of Spain with the authentic Folk tradition of Peru, Gon Bops has created a remarkable Cajon that boasts two playable panels. Its unique sideways sound port design allows performers to play either the front or back panel...or both. In addition, the Flamenco side provides guitar string wires while the traditional side does not, for maximum versatility in tone. For bigger, tighter bass response, the traditional side features a partially sealed playing panel. The Flamenco side also More Info »
Ideal for students and recreational players, or the perfect set of grab'n'go Timbales, Fiesta Timbales are available as a 14" and 15" set with lightweight dual stand. Constructed from black powder-coated steel, these entry-level Timbales are a top-tuning model with drumset style lugs and top ring. Incorporating many of the same features as our top line instruments, Fiesta Timbales offer tone and durability typically found at a much higher price point.
A popular, easy-to-play shaker, perfect for any style of music. Ultralight metal design is built to last.
Gon Bops Rawhide Maracas provide dynamic mid-range pitch with darker tone than plastic maracas.
Unique Gon Bops Black Mic Shakers have black bodies with aluminum ball-mic ends. They are ideal for playing bright, percussive accents. Threaded mic head design allows them to be unscrewed and played separately, or combined for more volume. Also available in silver body with plastic ball ends.
Truly a work of art! This beautifully and painstakingly hand-inlayed instrument is also one of the most versatile Cajons on the market. Its deep, resonant bass tone is awe-inspiring. Playing with hands closer to the edges results in multiple levels of "snap" as the minimalist guitar string wires are engaged, resulting in some truly sublime effects. Wires are configured diagonally across the corners for reduced snare sound when playing bass tones. An increased number of adjustable screws also results in More Info »
Authentically Peruvian! Mohena hardwood construction, meticulously dovetailed corners and pristine lacquer finish all add up to a quality instrument. Partially-sealed front panel design results in louder, tighter bass and plenty of high-end "pop". The matte-finish faceplate is built to Alex's specification. Hand made in Peru, each quality instrument is meticulously tested before it ships, resulting in a superb Cajon that is built to last! This cajon comes with a free gig bag!!
Ideal for beginners and students, or use it as your "grab'n'go" Cajon, the Fiesta Cajon is a great-sounding, quality instrument at a smart price. With MDF shell/Maple front panel construction and internal snare wires, authentic Spanish Flamenco tones are a snap to achieve.
Gon Bops Fiesta Bongos are ideal for students and recreational players, or the perfect set of grab-n-go Bongos! Designed with many of the same features found in top line drums, Fiesta Bongos offer tone and durability typically found at a much higher price point. Built from plantation-grown Parawood, Fiesta Bongos are available in a variety of cool colors: natural and sunburst. A 9.75" Bass Bongo is also available. Fiesta Bongo Natural #FS785N is on the left.
Authentic Spanish-style, Peruvian-built Flamenco Cajon features select lightweight wood construction and internal steel wires for traditional Flamenco snare sound. A seating pad is included for comfort. Includes free bag.